Construction Week rounds up five construction technology tools that could aid BIM in providing technologically-sound and intelligent construction in the GCC’s over the next few years.
The National Labor Relations Board is seeking to expand the definition of an employer and the potential changes could have consequences for members of the residential construction industry.
NFC Steering Committee member Kenny Shifflett explores creating a culture that promotes jobsite safety requires a methodical approach to training.
$1 million a month in lumber. 250 framers. 48 boxes of pneumatic nails every 6 hours – and MiTek Builder Products tying it all together.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced new drywall hangers that can be installed over two layers of gypsum board (drywall) into a wood stud wall.
New data from the Census Bureau shows which states have the highest number of framing contractors, and how many of those establishments keep inventory.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling less confident in the single-family housing market as the peak spring buying season nears.
An insurer that covered employers under a commercial general liability policy isn't obligated to indemnify the employers if they're found liable in an injured worker's intentional tort claim, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Since World War II ended, builders lured buyers with new houses priced to vie with resale, but better built. They may now be extinct.
Lawmakers in several states, led by Nevada, are moving to rein in construction-defect laws, a change that would curtail allegedly frivolous litigation but also make it more difficult for homeowners with legitimate claims to sue home builders over flaws.
Many home builders, large and small, east and west, believe that the financial fate and fortunes of their organizations this year hinge on demand for their new homes this year, but they know it all hinges—at least as much—on labor supply.
One of America's biggest lumberyards has begun ramping up promotion of a framing system that it says represents a big advancement in home construction and that some framers applaud, but also has some skeptics questioning whether a majority of framers will embrace it.